Shotokan Karate Do
Shotokan is a martial art that is practiced worldwide. It is among the four most prominent karate styles.It first became popular in Okinawa, Japan, and spread to China and the United States. In Shotokan, practitioners use punches, kicks, elbows, and other techniques to defend themselves and defeat opponents.
"Harmony of the mind and body"
How it started
It was founded in 1922 by Gichin Funakoshi and has been taught at various locations in Japan and worldwide. Shotokan Karate is often seen with a ‘spirit of martial arts. Funakoshi’s philosophy behind martial arts training is based on three underlying principles, which are: “harmony of the mind and body,” “the restoration of balance and harmony,” and “the preservation of a person’s basic vitality.” Here is all you need to know about Shotokan Karatedo. Classes can be taught with multiple people and can feel similar to a military-style gym in Gilbert AZ.
Shotokan Focuses on
Solid self defense skills
You will discover ways to use all limbs as weapons to throw rapid and unique punches, all styles of kicks, in addition to knee and elbow strikes. Though it isn’t a full-touch style, the speed, timing, and precision you broaden are greater and sufficient enough when confronting an attacker.
Footwork and stances
Speed, timing and precision
Want to learn more?
We are currently offering group training, one-on-one training, and kids classes.
What People Say
This is a great school! Not only do they teach how to use combat and self-defense skills, but they also teach what situation they should be used in. I’ve done a group class with some other moms and we all loved it. My son goes to the kid’s class every Thursday and he’s learning so much.
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